set sb's teeth on edge

set sb's teeth on edge
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English to Turkish dictionary. 2009.

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  • set someone's teeth on edge — 1. To set up a disagreeable sensation in the teeth and mouth, as sour fruit does 2. To cause to wince, irritate acutely 3. Formerly, to make eager or stimulate desire • • • Main Entry: ↑edge * * * I (esp. of an unpleasantly harsh sound) cause… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set somebody's teeth on edge — set sb s ˈteeth on edge idiom (of a sound or taste) to make sb feel physically uncomfortable • Just the sound of her voice sets my teeth on edge. Main entry: ↑toothidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • set someone's teeth on edge — ► set someone s teeth on edge (of a sound or taste) cause intense discomfort or irritation to someone. Main Entry: ↑edge …   English terms dictionary

  • set one's teeth on edge — • to set one s teeth on edge • to set one s nerves on edge (from Idioms in Speech) to make one disgusted; to make one feel annoyed or irritated by a remark, a sound or an action The outdated temporary gentleman phrase set my teeth on edge. (J.… …   Idioms and examples

  • set one's teeth on edge — phrasal also put one s teeth on edge 1. : to cause a disagreeable sensation in the teeth the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children s teeth are set on edge Jer 31:29(Revised Standard Version) 2. : exasperate th …   Useful english dictionary

  • set one's teeth on edge — {v. phr.} 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. * /The lemon juice set my teeth on edge./ 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. * /She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's teeth on edge — {v. phr.} 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. * /The lemon juice set my teeth on edge./ 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. * /She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ one's\ teeth\ on\ edge — v. phr. 1. To have a sharp sour taste that makes you rub your teeth together. The lemon juice set my teeth on edge. 2. To make one feel nervous or annoyed. She looks so mean that her face sets my teeth on edge …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set someone's teeth on edge — (of a sound or taste) cause intense discomfort or irritation to someone. → edge …   English new terms dictionary

  • set one's nerves on edge — • to set one s teeth on edge • to set one s nerves on edge (from Idioms in Speech) to make one disgusted; to make one feel annoyed or irritated by a remark, a sound or an action The outdated temporary gentleman phrase set my teeth on edge. (J.… …   Idioms and examples

  • set one's teeth on edge — phrasal irritate, annoy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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